[Ed. – Not clear why the raids were announced so far in advance, which gave illegals with deportation orders plenty of warning to evade ICE.]
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents attempted raids in at least two neighborhoods in New York City on Saturday, according to a person familiar with the matter, a day prior to when the president had said the agency would begin national roundups of people illegally in the U.S.
In New York City, ICE agents went to residences in the Harlem section of Manhattan and Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood, the person said. …
But there was no indication those raids were part of the nationwide roundup Mr. Trump had told reporters would happen beginning Sunday. Mr. Trump had announced a similar raid last month, but it was postponed amid concerns, including over officers’ safety.